The Avent Classic teat is made of silicone and has a unique colic-sytem. The nipple is BPA free. The Classic nipple is advised to be used preferably with Avent Classic Bottles, available on White As Milk in 260ml and 330ml or the Advance classic bottle available on White As Milk in 125ml,260ml and 330ml
The variable flow nipples has one slot instead of holes (from one to four holes for the other teats of the Avent classic category). Hence fits to newborn from 3 month old the flow is variable depending on the orientation of the slot in the mouth of your baby. Remember that age indications are approximate as babies develop at different rates. All nipples are available in twin packs.
Tips on choosing the right teat for your baby:
Teats are numbered on the side to indicate flow rate, so choose the AVENT Teat based on the number to select the right flow rate for your baby.
Silicone Teat (1) - Newborn One hole, suitable for newborn and breast fed babies
Silicone Teat (2) - Slow Flow Two holes, suitable for 1 month+ and breast fed babies
Silicone Teat (3) - Medium Flow Three holes, recommended for babies 3 months and older
Silicone Teat (4) - Fast Flow Four holes, recommended for babies 6 months and older
Silicone Teat Variable - Variable One slot instead of holes, recommended for babies 3 months and older.
By turning the bottle and aligning the position marker at the side of the teat with the baby's nose you can vary the flow to suit your baby's needs.